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Australian Citizenship Day

17th September

Celebrate your Australian Citizenship and the bond that unites us all as Australians.
17
Oct

Make your own celebration

By acdadmin on 17 Oct 2013 10:57am
A woman in a red dress standing in front of parliament House.

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School children celebrate.

Suggestions on how you can celebrate Australian Citizenship day

School children celebrate.

Celebrate Australian Citizenship day in the classroom with these resources for teachers and students.

17
Oct

Tell your story

By australiancitizenshipday on 17 Oct 2013 10:57am
Australian Citizenship Day Sep 17 Share your #AusCitDay video on Instagram

Tell us what being an Australian citizen means to you through the ‘I affirm’ Instagram promotion.

Affirmation cards

Tell your story and celebrate being Australian

A young man stands holding a football.

Inspiring stories of great Australians doing extraordinary things in their local communities (Photo by Marie Ekkie at Broken Yellow)

1
Sep

By acdadmin on 1 Sep 2013 8:49pm

    I affirm….

Tell us what being an Australian citizen means to you through the ‘I affirm’ Instagram promotion. You are encouraged to post a 15 second video on Instagram explaining how you affirm your loyalty to Australia.

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7
Mar

Shane Phillips: Australia’s Local Hero 2013

By acdadmin on 7 Mar 2013 8:49pm

 Shane Phillips: community leader, role model

Advocate for Aboriginal rights, Shane Phillips is a respected member of the Redfern Aboriginal community and is regarded as their voice on a range of youth issues, juvenile justice and Aboriginal deaths in custody

22
Oct

Images

By Jesse Boyd on 22 Oct 2012 3:15pm
A large group of people wave Australian flags

Celebrating the event

A young man stands holding a football.

LH Ahmed Dini

Primary school children sitting in a hall.

Aranda Primary School's Citizenship day event

A woman in a red dress standing in front of parliament House.

Australia's Local Hero 2010, Ronni Kahn

School children celebrate.

A group of schoolchildren celebrateNeed to identify the context

23
Sep

Lynne Sawyers: Australia’s Local Hero 2012

By acdadmin on 23 Sep 2012 8:49pm

Lynne Sawyer and her daughter

In fostering children, Lynne Sawyers travels hundreds of kilometres every week, prepares up to 15 meals a day, washes clothes, sews, bakes and raises funds. For 15 years, she has been on call to care for lost, abused and bewildered children in heartbreaking circumstances. Read more